Our favourite Christmas markets in Cornwall

‘Tis the season for Christmas markets in Cornwall! Mooch around with a glass or two of warm mulled wine and stock up on perfect presents to suit all pockets. Feel the full magic of the festive season with a trip to one of our home grown favourites…

29th NOVEMBER – 3rd DECEMBER: MADE IN CORNWALL CHRISTMAS FAIR, THE PIAZZA, TRURO

One of the most anticipated in the calendar, the ‘Made in Cornwall’ logo is only awarded to businesses that create their products exclusively in Cornwall. Expect a whopping one hundred artisan makers and food and drink producers exhibiting at this popular annual fair.

2nd – 4th December: Etsy Made Local Market, Guildhall, St Ives

Wander over to this magical event in the heart of the artist colony town of St Ives, as part of Etsy’s national initiative celebrating the crafters, collectors and artisans in local communities across the UK. Enjoy their pop-up café and craft workshops all day too!

3RD – 4TH DECEMBER: FLAMBARDS CHRISTMAS FAYRE, HELSTON

Admire the stalls of over fifty designer-makers and spot the big man himself, along with his gang of elves. With live music from Helston Town Band to get you in the festive mood, this is one you won’t want to miss.

7TH – 10TH DECEMBER: PADSTOW CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL

A must-visit for Cornish foodies. With live cooking demonstrations, market stalls, live music, fireworks, Santa’s grotto and carols, you’re guaranteed a good time in Padstow this December.

9th – 10th December: Heligan Christmas Fair, THE LOST GARDENS OF HELIGAN, ST AUSTELL

Join over 70 local artisan makers, soak up the stunning surroundings, and stock up on some truly unique Christmas gifts. There’s also the opportunity to choose and take home your own Christmas tree.

9th – 10th December: Jubilee Wharf’s Christmas Fair, Penryn

Now in its 11th year, Jubilee Wharf will be full to the brim with stalls both indoors and outdoors, as well as food served all day at Muddy Beach Café.

16th – 17th December: Community Christmas Market, Heartlands, Camborne

Featuring festive music as well as a range of artwork, jewellery, foodie treats and crafts, Heartlands provides a superb setting for this popular event.

16TH – 17TH DECEMBER: NADELIK – A CORNISH CHRISTMAS, PENDENNIS CASTLE, FALMOUTH

Celebrate Christmas the Cornish way at Pendennis Castle. Expect carols, minced pies, warming tipples and stocking fillers. There will also be oodles of traditional Cornish activities to keep you busy, from Christmas card making to sweet treats and floristry.